three 2021 Toyota RAV4 models driving through city

Own the scenic route in the 2021 Toyota RAV4

2021 Toyota RAV4 performance 

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 offers a variety of models with plenty of performance options to choose between. We have laid out some of the options so you can figure out which best suits you. Keep reading to learn all about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 performance options. 

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 at a glance 

Standard Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined) 


Fuel Tank 

14.5 gallon 

Standard Towing Capacity 

1,500 pounds 

Standard Payload 

1,240 pounds 


2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder DOHC 

2021 Toyota RAV4 hybrid

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 

Using a combination of the 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder engine and Sealed Nickel-Metal Hydride battery, the RAV4 Hybrid has a combined 40 miles to the gallon. There is up to 118 horsepower and 149 foot-pounds of torque. Other performance features include an Electronically Controlled Braking (ECB) system with integrated regenerative braking and a drive mode dial with SPORT, ECO, and NORMAL modes, EV mode, and TRAIL mode. 

2021 Toyota RAV4 adventure trim level

2021 Toyota RAV4 Adventure 

The Adventure Edition has 19-inch split five-spoke alloy wheels with matte-black accents, Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive and 120V/100W deck-mounted power outlets. There is also an Adventure Grade Weather package that offers a heated steering wheel, perforated heated and ventilated front seats, and rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers. 

2021 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road

2021 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road 

The TRD Off-Road Edition has a retuned suspension with enhanced rebound control and red coil springs to offer a better ride quality. To protect the underbelly of the vehicle, there is a skid plate. This edition has 203 horsepower, Multi-Terrain Select, Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD and 8-speed transmission.  

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Schedule a test drive in the 2021 Toyota RAV4 at Salinas Toyota 

Try out the 2021 Toyota RAV4 and its performance features at Salinas Toyota by scheduling a test drive. 

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